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Dr. Shawn Hersevoort

Dr. Shawn Hersevoort has extensive education and training in both the biological and psychological aspects of mental health. He holds undergraduate degrees in both biochemistry and clinical psychology from the University of California at Davis and from California State University Sacramento. His M.D. and M.P.H. are from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. His psychiatric residency training was completed at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Hersevoort has work experience in virtually all environments of mental health services including outpatient, inpatient, crisis, consultation-liaison, and emergency psychiatry. For much of the past decade, Dr. Hersevoort has worked in the field of integrated and collaborative care psychiatry, developing educational and patient care services embedded in primary care settings. For many years he worked with UCSF and UCD assisting them in developing new and innovative services, but has most recently joined Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates, the largest private outpatient mental health group in California. Dr. Hersevoort is currently the PCPA-Sacramento Medical Director as well as the PCPA-California Director of Integrated Care. In addition to supporting the Train New Trainers Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship, Dr. Hersevoort is actively involved in public education, outreach, and with his local APA chapter, society, and association branches. In then past, he has served as a member of both NCPS and CCPS, and, in the last five years, has served as Sierra chapter president, secretary, and president-elect/annual meeting chair for CCPS as well. For CPA he has been a member of the integrated care and nominating committees as well as chair of the education committee for the last several years.